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Dwayne Johnson Turned Into Beast in 'Hercules' Instagram Video

August 17, 2013 (2:46 am) GMT
The set video gives another look at The Rock's costume he gets to wear for his lead role in the Brett Ratner-directed movie.
Dwayne Johnson Turned Into Beast in 'Hercules' Instagram Video

After a series of teaser images, leading man Dwayne "" Johnson now posts a short Instagram video taken from the "Hercules: The Thracian Wars" set. It does give another look at the costume that the buffed action star, but what is interesting in the video is that Johnson reveals that the mythological demigod in director Brett Ratner's version will be very deadly.

"Today we have Prop Supervisor Mickey who's ensuring the drapes are perfectly still for our take once I get in position," Johnson explains. "What Mickey doesn't know is I'm a beast w/ a vice grip and once my hands get ahold of you, you become my lunch. #MickeyLivesAnotherDay #LeatherCanBeRestricting #GottaSumHaveFun #HERCULESMovie."

Hercules will be featured as a mortal, instead of the son of Zeus, with a fearsome reputation. Written by Ryan Condal and Evan Spiliotopoulos, the movie will have Rhesus, a golden-locked barbarian and revolutionary, as the archenemy of the lead character. "" actor Tobias Santelmann has nabbed the aforementioned villainous role.

Johnson will also star alongside his cousin, WWE wrestler Tamina Snuka, whose role remains mystery. , , and more are added to the cast ensemble for supporting roles.

"Hercules: The Thracian Wars" will hit theaters in the U.S. on July 25, 2014.

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